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Frederic Cafe Bistro

Market Buildings, Maidstone ME14 1HP, England
+44 1622 297414
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Market Buildings, Maidstone ME14 1HP, England
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Had a late brunch here after recommendation by friend. Wasn’t disappointed by the food. Good quality and plentiful servings. Really good scrambled eggs n smoked salmon. Would have been a 5 star if cappuccino a little better, but admit I am picky about coffee. Would...More

Thank msmoneyplant
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Met up with Friends at the Bistro Frederic in Market Buildings Maidstone Kent for a lovely meal and an evening of catch up chatting which was excellently complimented by good wine good food in a good atmosphere in this lovely (typically) French Restuarant complete with...More

Thank medwayref
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Easily the best food and great value for money for miles - a warm welcome guaranteed and great service throughout. I opted for the steak which was perfectly cooked and a pear tart for afters which was beautifully made and a real treat - and...More

Thank kate_bowen
Reviewed 10 October 2018

I am a man of a certain age and my wife and I have visited Frederic Bistro on a number of occasions. We visited not long after they expanded their business and realised that it had changed, not just in size but in quality and...More

2  Thank Keith M
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Frederics was recommended to me by a friend, whom said the food is delicious. And it definitely was! We all had three courses, starting with the Camembert and baguette, and the wild mushrooms on toast. Both where tasty. The mains were scrumptious to, we had...More

1  Thank dani84m
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Fantastic food and atmosphere . Met long time friends there on their recomendation and was very pleasantly surprised . Lovely food and great welcome

1  Thank Rob F
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This was a group booking. We all ordered and sat waiting, but when the cheese and mushroom omelette arrived, it was like rubber, the mushrooms stringy. It seemed as though it had been long pre-cooked and then reheated in the microwave, as required. The accompanying...More

1  Thank John E
Reviewed 3 October 2018

A friend took us for a lovely meal here. The food was excellent, great staff and good atmosphere. Little surprised at prices of spirits, £6 including mixer. But wine was good

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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

It’s unique for its location, I would highly recommend this place for both lunch or dinner. Food has never been unpleasant. We’ve even visited for the cheese & wine evening - the only thing with this was the limited amount of clarity of when to...More

1  Thank MillyH18
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Family celebration for my parents 55th wedding anniversary. Wonderful surroundings and atmosphere. They had such a great time with their family around them. A worthy eatery for such a happy occasion.

1  Thank Deborah R
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Questions & Answers
Sharon V
7 January 2018|
Response from Esti B | Reviewed this property |
£25 p/p and you have to book by telephone as the spaces get filled up pretty quick. There is one happening on the 24th of January.
8 December 2017|
Response from leldebs09 |
What menu is on new years eve
4 October 2017|
Response from Ulric-Frederic | Property representative |
Yes we sell vouchers - the easiest way is to pick them up directly from us in the café - Many thanks !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Buildings, Maidstone ME14 1HP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1622 297414
Small independent cafe-bistro serving provincial French "peasant food" - This is not fine dining! Its loud, noisy and rustic.
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